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ABC Radio Law Talk with Christine Smyth

Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson Consultant speaks with ABC Radio as they get into some interesting legal issues in the spotlight this week about mask wearing in public and the rights of various locations to enforce that health directive. What happens when you go into a big store in a state ...
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Career Moves

A warm welcome to Thomas Ashton from Robbins WatsonTo read more details Click Here.To read more articles of Christine Smyth, click here ...
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Who Gets What If I Die Without A Will?

Our estate administration solicitor, Thomas Ashton, has blogged about Queensland intestacy laws with respect to how an estate might be administered if there is no Will. Read Thomas' blog here ...
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ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AIMS TO HIGHLIGHT SERVICES AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO SUFFER IN SILENCE

According to World Health Organisation statistics, about 3 per cent of people over 65 experience some kind of elder abuse.But Australian research suggests the figure could be as high as 10 per cent.UnitingCare Queensland chief executive officer Anne Cross said World Elder Abuse Awareness Day provided a great opportunity to ...
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SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Sexual Harassment & the Legal Profession Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson Consultant speaks with ABC Radio about Sexual Harassment, the Geoffrey Rush defamation case, defamation laws - their impact on sexual harassment complainants, sexual harassment within the legal profession, and the case for a judicial commission in Queensland and proposed reforms ...
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Should They Have Sought Parmesan?

Sizzler smoulders over bun fight with burger chain! A Brisbane burger chain is accused of trade mark infringement and misleading and deceptive conduct over the alleged misuse of the name Sizzler and their trademarked Cheesetoast. Our Christine Smyth discusses why Sizzler is cheesed off and whether they have a Gouda ...
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VIDEO WITNESSING & FREE SPEECH

VIDEO WITNESSING & FREE SPEECH - In her regular ABC Radio Law Talk segment, Christine Smyth discusses the new Queensland laws around witnessing documents via Video and the various laws suppressing free speech ...
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VOLUNTARY ASSISTED DYING LEGISLATION QUEENSLAND

Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson Consultant speaks with Adam Stephen,  ABC Radio North,  on developments around the Voluntary Assisted Dying report to Queensland Parliament being referred to the Queensland Law Reform Commission.  Christine explains why the Law Reform Commission may need to consider and what it may propose.    ...
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Whale Rescue – Whopper Fine

Christine Smyth, Consultant Robbins Watson -  discusses with Channel 7 News Django’s daring rescue and the extraordinary fines he my face for his heroics. https://www.robbinswatson.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/20.05.2020-7-News-C.Smyth_.mp4 ...
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Treasure, Trails & Twists

Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson consultant,  spoke to Channel 9 News around the legalities  of who owns the  buried treasure. Like most legal matters it’s not always obvious what the outcome of a dispute may be. If you would like to discuss your own legal mystery please call us on 07 5576 9999.https://www.robbinswatson.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/14.05.2020-9News-C.Smyth-2.mp4 ...
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